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inister al maliki. >> on america's call for scientists and engineers. >> as nasa's future goes, so too does that of america. and if nasa is healthy, then you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do because they will see it on the paper, there will be calls for go ice s to help us fish wrg there is an ocean of water that's been liquid for billions of years. we're going to dig through the soils of mars and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. biology, chemist, planetry geeology, aerospace engineers. all the stem fields. science technology engineering and math represent ed in the nasa portfolio. a healthy nasa is a fly wheel that society caps for innovations. book tv, every weekend on c- span2. >> this week on q&a, stephen kinzer discusses his new book, titled "the brothers: john foster dulles, allen dulles, and their secret world war." >> stephen kinzer, in your book, you tell a story up front about dulles airport in washington and the statue and the naming. what is that? >> john foster dulles had
investigation. after the government shutdown furloughed 97% of nasa staff and forced the mars rover to go into sleep mode while congress settled its earthly squabbles, the agency is back up and running. nasa host a press conference today to discuss the next phase in mars exploration. the next mission is known as the mars atmosphere and expiration. it will launch from cape canaveral space station in florida. the mission will last for one earth year and sign to say it will help communications relay between earth and the rover's curiosity and opportunity. it will help researchers understand the history and changes of the red planet's atmosphere. that will do it for now. i will see you back here at 5 p.m. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> hello there and welcome to nhk news. i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. >>> china politically sensitive sites. a jeep now plowed through tienemen square. the driver and two passersby were kill
of commons. >> author neil degrasse tyson on america's call for engineers. >> as nasa goes, so does america. if nasa is healthy you don't need a program to convince people it is good to do. they will see it. we are going to dig through the and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio. it has biology, geology, aerospace engineers, electrical the stem fields. science, technology, engineering, and math. nasa is a wheel that a healthy society cap. >> book tv has aired 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. >> next, a discussion about privacy versus security. the rand corporation hosted this panel, which includes the special agent in charge of intelligence in the senior aclu attorney. this is just under an hour. >> let me introduce the speakers. you are going to figure out who they are once they start to talk to they are not seated yet. it's a great topic and a great panel. henry is one of the young stars. analyst and senior a professor at the graduate school. that is him at the far end. he is an expert on risk analysis and decision techniques across a wide range of issues and rece
. they were good friends and neighbours during the early days of the nasa space program. john glen is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as honorary pallbearers. carpenter was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who ordered the famous words "god speed, john glen", sending his friend soaring into the sky, in february 1962. john glen is here to give the ooulolgy for his friend and with carpenter's passing john glen is the sole survivor of the original "mercury 7" astro nauts. >> more than so,000 people are rallying in france, protesting new taxes. officers fired tear gas. the government promised increases of $4 billion to reduce the national deficit. >> tim friend is at the protest. >> there are several thousand here, furious at an ecotax that president francis hollande wants to introduce. he's backtracked slightly, saying he'll suspend it for more talks, but the people want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures mainly in the food processing business. they say they are being undercut by cheap lab
. >>> today hundreds of people gaerthed in a church in boulder, california to remember nasa astronaut to circle the earth. he landed nearly throw hundred miles off course. his friend and pioneer john glenn recalled the days training together in nasa and how much carpenter's curiosity helped him to step out. >> we went through the test. scott seemed to enjoy the testing, every bit of. it he was exploring an unknown and that was a way of life with him. exploring an unknown. not only the competition with others, but competition with himself. and what he thought were his own limits. >> i love hearing from that generation, it reminds us that anything is possible. scott carpenter died from complications of a stroke. he was 88. >> in dc former nominee bob dole was on hand to meet the veterans. they travelled from wisconsin to california free of charge paid for by honor flight. and their mission to honor the veterans. >>> the georgia bureau of investigation is looking for a gunman that opened fire on a mayor. the mayor in georgia was hospitalized with gun shot wounds. it is our top story in a
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
for nasa's come and i said you're crazy. i have read everything written on the kennedys and on mrs. onassis. there's been thousands of books and i went to the library of congress at that time, remember when they had the card catalogs? i told him how many books have been written and december could be another book. and he said, you've got to write a book and get behind the myth. and so i did. i wrote "jackie oh!" and that's how i got into writing unauthorized biographies. and please, let's tell your viewers that unauthorized does not mean i'm true to. >> host: how do you get beyond a myth? what are your techniques? >> guest: well, you know, it was president kennedy who said, i think, that the biggest misconception is not really the lie, which is deliberate, contrived and unrealistic, but the myth, which is persuasive and wrong. so that i tried to do, i try and do as much research as i possibly can. i do start by writing the subject, because all my subjects have been alive. they are a tightknit society. they have in some way influenced our landscape, left an imprint in our culture. i write to
in to several u.s. army and nasa computer systems. 28-year-old lory love is charged with stealing information about government employees. prosecutors say he and three co coconspirators in other parts of the world were trying to disrupt government operations. >>> uruguay could soon be the first country in the world where selling marijuana will be legal. and controlled by the government. it has the fullbacking of the country's president and could be passed by the senate before year's end. monica reports. >> reporter: diego says smoking american in public has been legal in his country for as long as he can remember. but buying the drug is illegal. soon this won't be the case. >> if you want to smoke, it's your decision. you know, it's your choice. >> reporter: uruguay's senate is expected to legalize the production and sale of marijuana. activists who campaigned for 10 years to change the law say it's a huge step in the right direction. and now they want other drugs to be decriminalized. >> all bad things should be regulated. tobacco, alcohol, fire weapons, and marijuana. >> cocaine should be re
- span radio. >> author and astrophysicist neil the g -- neil degrasse tyson. so,s nasa's future goes, too, does that of america. if nasa is healthy, you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do, because they will see it writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice fishing where there is a notion of water that has been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the soils of mars and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. chemistry, physics, geology -- planetary geology -- chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, all the stem fields represented in the nasa portfolio. umps that, asa p flywheel that society taps for innovations. >> booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv, every weekend on c- span2. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back to the last remaining minutes of "washington to go outsideant washington and in your take on whether congress should endorse or stop the nsa spying program. you have seen the papers this morning, that pres
it at the nasa center in mount view. >>> there is all kinds of buzz over self-driving car and now some stanford scientists are putting that into high gear. >> reporter: this is shelly our self-driving audi tt is, self-driving racing car. does that seem wise? >> we think it's a great idea. not remote controlled, self- driving thanks to the beefed up gps antennas. >> by using the radio corrections we -- connections we can figure out where we are within centimeters. >> reporter: i'm not doing anything now. >> you went off the road, dude. >> that is the rumble strip. any racecar driver will tell that you. >> reporter: riding shelly is like a violent carnival ride, her driving maneuvers are not shall we say subtle. >> you can watch more on cbs sunday morning starting at 6:00 a.m. >> well talk about speed, we're talking about wind speeds and we're in a little bit of a lull right nowment we had gusty winds a little bitter earlier this evening and now as we call up our live doppler radar, featuring two separate sites because we have an area low pressure from the north to the south. it's dry and p
and did work. >> as nasa's future goes and if it is healthy then you don't need a program to convince people science and engineering is good to do because they will see it on paper. they will be called for engineers to help us go ice fishing and europa with water that has been liquid for billions of years. we will dig through the soils of mars to look for like that would give me the best biologists look at the nasa portfolio physics physics, ideology planetary geology aerospace mechanical and electrical engineers all custom fields. represented in then asset portfolio that is a fly real that society caps for innovation since i'm very bullish john america but his american is making it difficult for me to remain bullish. we are the standard bearer of principles, a democracy in america it is a standard. countries worldwide but to the united states of the barest standards with the principle nation in the zero burled a.m. by these hundreds of years of principles we have had the luxury of being with of currencies that it is in trade worldwide as the reserve currency of the world we have the
used by the u.s. missile defense agency, army, as well as nasa. justice correspondent pete williams joins us. he was arrested friday and we're getting the details now? >> the court documents were unsealed today, he lived in the southeastern coast of england. not only the agency you mentioned, department of energy, health and human services he infiltrat infiltrated. he was not so much interested in government secrets but personal identifying information for people who were contractors and quote from e-mails he was sending to other hackers from australia and sweden, describing how to install back doors on the sites and use them later to get information. they quote an e-mail he send saying, it's basically every piece of information you'd need to do full identity theft on any employee or contractor. so at the request of the u.s., british authorities arrested him on friday. there are charges pending in two separate courts here in the u.s. now they will see extradition undoubtedly to get in here and face these charges. >> thank you very much. the healthcare.gov website has a new look. gon
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brands maxxinistas are scoring. t.j.maxx. >>> fleas will update on a mission launched -- nasa will update on a mission launched that's being controlled right here in the bay area. the kep lar telescope was sent to look for other planets about the size of earth that could support life. since then, keplar has found 30 of them. >>> in july of 2010, the future of san francisco's vicious dog unit, not clear. in july of 2010, the vicious dog unit was called in. in this case, two dogs were attacking people in geg -- in golden gate park. >>> tesla is now the top selling car in eight of the 25 wealthiest neighborhoods in the country. in atherton, it makes up 15% of all new car registrations in the last year. most success is in california communenies it -- in california communities. >>> drivers who rely on gas for their cars have seen gas prices move up here in the bay area, prices have been a bit more stable but they've dropped a nickel in the last week and 20 cents in the last month. the average price in san francisco today is $3.81. it's $3.67 in the rest of the bay area. >>> 8:26. part of a bik
's explorations in space. the former nasa astronaut has been on three missions, including one as the commander of the international space station, that lasted 144 days. that's where he earned the nickname, "the singing astronaut," for this performance from space. ♪ this is ground control to major tom ♪ ♪ you've really made the grade and the papers want to know ♪ ♪ whose shorts you wear >> that's fun. the video went viral, of course, getting more than 18 million views, and making hatfield a bit of a star among his astronauts. and everybody else, too. now he's written a book called an astronaut's guide to life on earth. commander chris hatfield joining me now from washington. good to see you, commander. >> nice to see you, fredricka, thanks. >> what is the lessons space taught you about how to better live life on earth? >> you know, we do one of the most dangerous things that anybody faces, and that is riding up an elevator, crawling in on your hands and knees, and riding a rocket to space. and the real lesson from that is, how do you prepare for something that is inherently terrifying
's first granddaughter born in april this year to his daughter jenna. the baby is wearing a nasa outfit. under the obama administration it's been cut no shuttle program. >> they have a lot of outfits left. >>> speaking of political statements, the associated press, the organization of largest news organization in the world, i believe, the photo who has covered the president for years came out against the obama administration saying the control over photographs is so tight that in effect it equals propaganda. they have said in the past five years there have been only two photographs allowed in the oval office of the president. >> yes, santiago lion is the director of photograph for the associated press, basically says he has only been allowed into the oval office two times, which, in historically has not been the case. what they do is release the photos from the white house. so the white house, their own photographer, who, by the way is, a fantastic photographer, not to take anything away from pete sousa who is the official white house photographer, and who has photographed the second re
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